International

Welcome to the International Department - providing practical support, training, information and advice to law firms and legal professionals working abroad, or exploring international opportunities.
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Kazakhstan judicial training programme: opportunity for law firms to host a Kazakhstani Supreme Court judge

The Law Society of England and Wales in partnership with the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan, the Astana International Financial Centre (“AIFC”), and City University is organising a judicial training programme for 14 Kazakhstani judges and legal representatives. The programme will take place from 10 April to 22 September 2017.

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Kyrgyzstan becomes a recognized QLTS jurisdiction

The Qualified Lawyer Transfer Scheme (QLTS) is a transfer scheme which provides qualified lawyers, who are not admitted as solicitors in England and Wales, with an alternative route to qualification as a solicitor of England and Wales. There is no experience or training contract required

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Kazakhstan judicial training programme: opportunity for law firms to host a Kazakhstani Supreme Court judge

The Law Society of England and Wales in partnership with the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan, the Astana International Financial Centre (“AIFC”), and City University is organising a judicial training programme for 14 Kazakhstani judges and legal representatives. The programme will take place from 10 April to 22 September 2017.

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Information session with the Law Society of Ireland - all you need to know about the Irish route to requalification

Join us for an interactive information session with the Law Society of Ireland. During the seminar the president and chief executive of the Law Society of Ireland, will aim to address all questions you might have about the Irish route to requalification. We expect that some of the following issues will be addressed:  

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Interview with Stephen McNamara on the rule of law in Myanmar

The Law Society interviewed Stephen McNamara, solicitor working on the rule of law in Myanmar.

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Legal Services in Vietnam: an interview with the British ambassador

The Law Society speaks with Ambassador Giles Lever about the contribution legal services have made to Vietnam’s rapid growth and the growing opportunities for English and Welsh firms.

All South Asia and the ASEAN

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The International Division is our exclusive membership service which provides law firms, in-house legal teams and legal practitioners with the contacts, tools, profile and latest market intelligence to develop international links and thrive in the global marketplace.

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Click on the link below to see a list of the International department's activities for 2016.

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